Specialisms and services

  • Biotechnology
  • Life sciences
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biomedicine
  • Diagnostics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Medical Devices
  • Dietary supplements
  • Cosmetics




Master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies, University “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy

Professional Qualifications

  • Qualified European and Italian Patent Attorney
  • Member of the Italian Industrial Property Consultants Institute Chemical, Pharma, Biotech Study Group


EPI, Italian Industrial Property Consultants Institute (Patents)

Valeria Ghirardi

Patent Attorney

Active in the IP field since 2011, Valeria provides expert advice with regard to patent filing and prosecution, patentability, infringement, freedom to operate, due diligence, with a specialization in the biotech and pharma fields.

She assists Clients in national and foreign patent and supplementary protection certificates (SPC) litigations, acting as Court Expert with First Instance Courts and representing clients at EPO during post grant Opposition and Appeal proceedings.

Previously, Valeria had an experience as research fellow in the neuroscience field at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), USA.

She holds seminars on various IP matters, with a particular focus on life science and pharma.

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